Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Torgersons in:
 • Arlington National Cemetery
 • Arlington
 • Arlington County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Martin Torinus Torgerson
Birth: Nov. 7, 1875
Death: Jun. 12, 1939

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Oleesen Norway, he served as a Gunner's Mate, 3rd Class in the US Navy. In action with a relief expedition of the Allied forces in China, between the dates of June 13 and 20 to 22, 1900, he distinguished himself in the face of enemy many times. For meritorious conduct, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in July 1901. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Marie Larsen Torgerson (1886 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Lawrence Torgerson (1913 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 6 Lot 8680 map grig W/22
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 23, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 23233
Martin Torinus Torgerson
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Martin Torinus Torgerson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: James Seidelman
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- bob tarte
 Added: Jun. 12, 2016

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Nov. 7, 2015
Your distinguished service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Apr. 24, 2015
There are 31 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.0 after 17 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED